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Man keeps 14 year old hamburger

Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 11:43 am
by Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rxAXzWDZwQ

This man has kept a hamburger in his jacket pocket since 1999. It was 14 years old at the time the video was posted. It would now be 19 years old.

He purchased the hamburger from McDonalds and kept it for a while to sell dietary supplements, then when he moved, he put his jacket in the cupboard and let the hamburger sit there.

So here are my questions:

The hamburger does not look anywhere near as old as it is. This has been said to be because it is packed with preservatives and chemicals which means that it does not rot. However, McDonald's has stated that it is because bacteria have been unable to grow on the burger due to the fact that there are not the nutrients for them to grow. Is this true?

As well as that, what is the morality in this man buying the burger not to eat it but to sell dietary supplements? In my mind, this is worse than just buying it to eat it, because the cow has not only been killed but it was killed to be eaten and it wasn't even eaten. I am not saying that it would be all right if it was just eaten, but I think it is even worse that the cow was killed not even for any reason now. To get people to eat healthy, but still most likely a diet that would contain meat?

I look forward to hearing other people's thoughts on this.

Re: Man keeps 14 year old hamburger

Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 8:11 am
by Red
Not very vegan. 2.7/10

Re: Man keeps 14 year old hamburger

Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 10:23 am
by Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Red wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 8:11 am
Not very vegan. 2.7/10
That was kind of the reason I put it on the "Rate the Video" thread. I wanted to hear the perspective of fellow vegans.

I see you've changed your profile picture. I don't like it. You'll alienate voters. Change it back or watch Kanye get his 9th term as President.

Re: Man keeps 14 year old hamburger

Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 11:48 am
by Nightcell001
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wrote:worse than just buying it to eat it, because the cow has not only been killed but it was killed to be eaten and it wasn't even eaten
I never understood this line of thinking. Why is it worse to kill a sentient being depending on what you do with the end product ? The cow died already, in the same conditions regardless of what is being done to the meat. Eating the burger, throwing it away, keeping it, it is all the same for the cow. It died.

Re: Man keeps 14 year old hamburger

Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 4:15 pm
by Red
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 10:23 am
I see you've changed your profile picture. I don't like it. You'll alienate voters. Change it back or watch Kanye get his 9th term as President.
I actually tried to make it this:
1200px-Bill_Clinton.jpg
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I can't fix the file size though. Can you help me, my dearest VP?

Re: Man keeps 14 year old hamburger

Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 10:24 am
by Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Red wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 4:15 pm
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 10:23 am
I see you've changed your profile picture. I don't like it. You'll alienate voters. Change it back or watch Kanye get his 9th term as President.
I actually tried to make it this:
1200px-Bill_Clinton.jpg
I can't fix the file size though. Can you help me, my dearest VP?
Here you go:

Image

Re: Man keeps 14 year old hamburger

Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 10:32 am
by Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 10:24 am
Red wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 4:15 pm
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 10:23 am
I see you've changed your profile picture. I don't like it. You'll alienate voters. Change it back or watch Kanye get his 9th term as President.
I actually tried to make it this:
1200px-Bill_Clinton.jpg
I can't fix the file size though. Can you help me, my dearest VP?
Here you go:

Image
Now can you tell me how to change my username? I would like to change it to "Blue" because you have a red face and I have a blue face.

Re: Man keeps 14 year old hamburger

Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 5:36 pm
by Red
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 10:32 am


Here you go:

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 10:32 am
Now can you tell me how to change my username? I would like to change it to "Blue" because you have a red face and I have a blue face.
I can't get at this pic, mofo.
And you'd have to contact the mayor if you wanna change your name.

Re: Man keeps 14 year old hamburger

Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 6:10 am
by Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Red wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 5:36 pm
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 10:32 am


Here you go:

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 10:32 am
Now can you tell me how to change my username? I would like to change it to "Blue" because you have a red face and I have a blue face.
I can't get at this pic, mofo.
Here:

Image
And you'd have to contact the mayor if you wanna change your name.
This mayor?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7-QCnoQ89E

Re: Man keeps 14 year old hamburger

Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 10:36 am
by Jebus
Nightcell001 wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 11:48 am
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wrote:worse than just buying it to eat it, because the cow has not only been killed but it was killed to be eaten and it wasn't even eaten
I never understood this line of thinking. Why is it worse to kill a sentient being depending on what you do with the end product ? The cow died already, in the same conditions regardless of what is being done to the meat. Eating the burger, throwing it away, keeping it, it is all the same for the cow. It died.
Because it is unlikely that he replaced the burger with a banana. It is likely that he bought another animal product which he had not purchased had he eaten the burger.